4.36 DIESEL ENGINE CYLINDER COOLING FINS AND OIL COOLER MAINTENANCE.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
(item 2, appendix B)
Generator Set 150 kW shut
Automotive Fuel and Electrical System Repair, Tool Kit
down, paragraph 2.5.2
(item 3, appendix B)
To prevent severe personal injury from hot engine, perform this in-
spection only when engine is cold.
Open flaps (1, 5, figure 4-39).
Check cooling fins (2, 3) for dirt buildup.
Check oil cooler (4) for dirt buildup.
Clean cylinder cooling fins (2) and oil cooler (4):
a. Loosen deposits (mixture of dust, fuel, and oil) between cooling fins (2, 3) and on oil cooler (4)
with a wire brush.
Eye protection must be worn when using compressed air to clean
parts. Failure to observe this warning could result In severe personal
b. Blow compressed air from air discharge side to clean out cooling fins.
2. Close flaps (1, 5).
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